Feeling a it of the post-summer blues? Whether you’re having personal troubles, stressful situations in your work life (believe us, we’ve all been there), or just going through an emotional rough patch, stress can pop up at any moment and truly get the best of you — or, more specifically, your skin.
Studies have recently shown that stress can lead to skin issues like acne and inflammation. So, when the times are getting tough, what can we do to bring our complexions back to a relaxed state? With a few skincare essentials, of course. Below, check out a few of our favorite skincare picks for winding down:
What’s better than winding down with a glass of merlot and a face mask after a stress-filled day at the office? Absolutely nothing. Try grabbing a face mask with anti-inflammatory properties to keep any redness and flaring down.
Not only do these facial rollers feel extremely soothing, but it turns out that they actually have skincare benefits.
Are sleepless nights leaving you with puffy eyes and dark circles? Then give your undereyes some extra TLC with soothing eye masks.
If your stressed out complexion looks like it needs some heavily artillery to calm it down, then reach for a comforting serum. Look for serums with hydrating, anti-inflammatory properties.